Mobile Games Publisher Animoca Raises Funding From Intel, IDG-Accel

Smartphone games developer and publisher Outblaze Ventures, better known as Animoca, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a Series A round led by Intel Capital and IDG-Accel (which tapped its China Growth Fund III).

Since its debut in January 2011, Animoca says it has released more than 150 games and education apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

The company also operates a number of mobile games brands, including Dream Cortex. In just 10 months, Animoca says its apps have been downloaded 40 million+ times worldwide.